MasterCard Protection

Working together, we can prevent fraud.

Advancing security in the right direction

MasterCard and its business partners share a common goal - to protect payment card transactions and personal data against fraud.

Pioneering Security Innovation for Forty Years

For four decades, MasterCard has led industry efforts to create a secure environment for financial transactions. A MasterCard mission is to provide innovative measures that protect cardholder account information and help enable MasterCard members and merchant businesses prevent losses due to payment card fraud.

From holograms and the tamper-evident signature panel to card validation codes, many of MasterCard’s security innovations have become industry standards. And to continually meet the ongoing challenge of fraud, MasterCard is constantly developing new initiatives to make the future of payment transactions even more secure.

Learn How MasterCard Is Protecting Payments What You Can Do To Protect Yourself As A Merchant